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March – April 2020 In Profile

  Community is important to the success of any artistic venture, but what about the people who sustain it? Front Room Gallery was something of an upstart in Williamsburg’s burgeoning gallery scene when its founder, Daniel Aycock, opened its doors on Roebling Street in 1999. He was committed to showing…

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January – February 2020 In Profile

  Mediums have always been slotted into hierarchies and categories in the history of art. Drawing always took a back seat to painting; and photography, a back seat to both. But thanks to dealers like Kim Bourus – a champion of under-served artists whose practices draw from multiple mediums –…

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November – December 2019 In Profile

When some people decide to open their first art gallery, they check out the landscape – see what is already out there, what works. But the really successful people look for a gap: a place in the artistic terrain that isn’t there, but ought to be. And they make it…

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September – October 2019 In Profile

Howard Yezerski can attest that he has taken more than one leap of faith during his 51 years as a dealer of contemporary fine art and photography. Back in 1968, when he opened his first gallery in Andover, MA, he was newly married, fresh out of the army – and…

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July – August 2019 In Profile

  Sometimes, to succeed in life, you have to be willing to upend your expectations. Take Monique Deschaines, owner of Euqinom Gallery, for instance. The energetic dealer of contemporary photography left a solid 10-year career as a graphic designer in her native Boston to come out west and go to graduate…

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May – June 2019 In Profile

Good friends are often brought together by a shared past, but what’s cemented a lasting friendship between Michi Jigarjian and Libby Pratt is their shared vision for photography’s future. The duo runs Baxter Street at the Camera Club of New York, Pratt as director, and Jigarjian as president of the…

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March – April 2019 In Profile

  Sarah Schmerler speaks to the director of Galerie XII’s Los Angeles venue, Douglas Marshall, about growing up in Texas, working in Austin, and making the move to LA, where he organized some 50 shows and art fair for the Fetterman Gallery before taking on his role at Galerie XII….

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January – February 2019 In Profile

Change is the only constant in life, and the best thing to do is embrace it. Brent Beamon has done just that. During the 14 years he has been with Flowers Gallery, he has seen its stable shift from emerging and underexposed British artists working largely in painting and sculpture…

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November – December 2018 In Profile

  From the moment Robert Koch printed his first photogram in summer camp at eight years old, he knew he had found his calling. It was a calling he followed as, years later, he kicked around the wharves of New York City with Photo Leaguers like Lou Bernstein and trawled…

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